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The great crash, 1929

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reviewing Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, The Atlantic Monthly said, "Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the financial community." For this edition, the celebrated economist has  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith
ISBN: 0395859999 9780395859995
OCLC Number: 37004463
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Description: xiv, 206 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: "Vision and boundless hope and optimism" --
Something should be done? --
In Goldman, Sachs we trust --
The twilight of illusion --
The Crash --
Things become more serious --
Aftermath I --
Aftermath II --
Cause and consequence.
Responsibility: John Kenneth Galbraith ; with a new introduction by the author.
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Reviewing Galbraith's classic examination of the 1929 financial collapse, The Atlantic Monthly said, "Economic writings are seldom notable for their entertainment value, but this book is. Galbraith's prose has grace and wit, and he distills a good deal of sardonic fun from the whopping errors of the nation's oracles and the wondrous antics of the financial community." For this edition, the celebrated economist has written a new introduction with fresh insights on the legacy of our past and the consequences of blind optimism and power plays within the financial community.

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